Author: Timothy Shopen
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Keywords: speakers, languages
Number of Pages: 312
Published: 1987-05-01
List price: $26.50
ISBN-10: 0812212509
ISBN-13: 9780812212501

Languages and Their Speakers provides an introduction both to languages themselves and to their social functions. Written especially for nonlinguistic majors, the book gives insight into the meaning, value, and function of language within a culture and into the ways language behavior varies and changes. Each chapter of the book discusses what it means to be a speaker of a particular language, and puts the language in context among the languages of the world.The book explores how people know their languages—know them as grammatical systems and know them as part of a cultural fabric. The autho

Author: Pimsleur
Publisher: Pimsleur
Keywords: arabic, speakers, english
Published: 2001-11-01
List price: $19.95
ISBN-10: 0743504976
ISBN-13: 9780743504973

Comprehensive ESL Arabic includes 30 lessons of essential grammar and vocabulary -- 16 hours of real-life spoken practice sessions -- plus an introduction to reading. Upon completion of this Level I program, you will have functional spoken proficiency with the most-frequently-used vocabulary and grammatical structures. You will be able to: * initiate and maintain face-to-face conversations, * deal with every day situations -- ask for information, directions, and give basic information about yourself and family, * communicate basic information on informal topics and participate in casual c

Publisher: Editorial Anglo-Didactica, S.L.
Keywords: spanish, speakers, efl, practice, pronunciation, english
Number of Pages: 104
Published: 1999-12-31
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 8486623812
ISBN-13: 9788486623814

Author: K.C. Murry
Publisher: Mittal Publication
Keywords: speakers, assembly, legislative, naga
Published: 2007-01-01
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 8183241263
ISBN-13: 9788183241267

Author: J. Donald Bowen
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: english, speakers, course, tagalog, beginning
Number of Pages: 526
Published: 1965-06-01
List price: $52.00
ISBN-10: 0520001567
ISBN-13: 9780520001565

A comprehensive, one-year introductory textbook for Tagalog, the language spoken in the Philippines.

Author: Lois Bragg
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Keywords: poetry, english, old, speakers, lyric
Number of Pages: 159
Published: 1991-04
List price: $32.50
ISBN-10: 0838634036
ISBN-13: 9780838634035

Author: Geoffrey Horrocks
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Keywords: speakers, language, history, greek
Number of Pages: 528
Published: 2010-03-15
List price: $199.95
ISBN-10: 1405134151
ISBN-13: 9781405134156

Greek: A History of the Language and its Speakers, Second Edition reveals the trajectory of the Greek language from the Mycenaean period of the second millennium BC to the current day. • Offers a complete linguistic treatment of the history of the Greek language • Updated second edition features increased coverage of the ancient evidence, as well as the roots and development of diglossia • Includes maps that clearly illustrate the distribution of ancient dialects and the geographical spread of Greek in the early Middle Ages
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